You're a leader with passion and drive for what you do. American Express is committed to backing the success of minority-owned businesses by providing access to funding, resources and tools to help you further your impact. Learn more about our broader commitment to backing our colleagues, customers and communities to help them thrive here.
Proud to back you as you move forward.
Learn more about how we can back your business.
Get access to funding options to help jump start or grow your business.
Access Resources & Tools
Explore our range of educational resources from business leaders, curated to help meet your most important needs.
Discover the ways that we can help fuel spending at your business with free in-store signage and more.
Put your love of community on display with complimentary signs designed by talented artists. Hanging a sign in your window is an easy way to let all customers know that they’re welcome, always.
A Loan For You
Accion Opportunity Fund is excited to offer a loan with underfunded small business owners top of mind. With an investment from American Express, Accion Opportunity Fund (1) can provide more small businesses access to loans.
(1) Opportunity Fund Community Development the lending arm of Accion Opportunity Fund, California Finance Lender license #6050609.
Coalition To Back Black Businesses
Through 2024, we will continue our commitment to back Black-owned businesses with a series of grants, mentorship and training programs to support long term success and resilience.
Stay up to date with Business Class Trends & Insights
Discover insights, tips, and inspiration to help your business adapt to changing times.
Business Class Spotlight: Benefits of Supplier Diversity Programs
Supplier diversity programs can help you expand your business, giving you greater exposure and access to new audiences.
Hear from experts at Business Class LIVE events.
Explore past discussions with industry experts and fellow entrepreneurs – and stay informed about upcoming events
Unlock new business opportunities
Introducing ByBlack, the only national business certification, directory and resource hub dedicated to supporting Black-owned businesses. Create your business profile and apply, at no cost, to become certified as Black-owned. You can reach new customers, unlock business opportunities with large companies and access valuable support network.
Shop Small® Resources
Now more than ever, we’re encouraging people to support Black-owned small businesses and drive meaningful change within the Black community.
American Express® Supplier Diversity Program
We are committed to increase business spend with diverse and inclusive suppliers. Learn more about how we’re making our partnerships meaningful by promoting equal economic opportunity for a diverse customer base and business partners.
American Express® Business Products & Services
A powerful range of business tools to help you meet your business vision and goals.
Welcome American Express® Cards
Find out why more businesses are giving customers the choice to pay with their preferred payment option. Plus, get access to free and discounted benefits when you accept American Express® Cards.
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